History

The Six Wives of Henry VIII in Short

History has a neat and convenient stereotype for each of Henry VIII's wives. Here are some of the less-known facts about Henry's Queens that show us another side. The gentle, pious Katherine of Aragon in...

Curious Morsels from a Tudor Kitchen

Larks' Tongues in Aspic The Tudors, forefathers of the Turducken, were extremely fond of their birds . Always keen on a showy display,  Tudor chefs would often serve peacocks re-dressed in their own feathers, ...